Through the use of notated charts, reference recordings, and play-along tracks, this book provides unique insight into my application of the bodhrán in the contemporary Scottish folk music of Ross Ainslie, Ali Hutton, and Hamish Napier. Co-written by Andy Kruspe. Tracks included : • ACTION by Ross Ainslie & Ali Hutton • Huy Huy! by Hamish Napier • DOC’S by Ross Ainslie & … Read More
Búla Buzz 2019
Delighted to be heading back to Dublin this summer for Búla Buzz 2019. Robbie and Colm have been doing a great job in growing this summer school the past few years and this looks set to be another fantastic week. The dates for this year are the 15th-19th July. If you want to find out more and are interested at … Read More
The MONster Series
Hi folks, I’m absolutely delighted to announce the release of my brand new signature range of tippers, The MONster series, made by master tipper maker Stevie Moises.
27th June – 1st July 2016 Craiceann Bodhrán Summer School, Inis Oirr, Aran Islands This year I will be teaching alongside Eamon Murray, Donal Lunny, Cormac Byrne, Jim Higgins, Colm Phelan, Aimee Farrell-Courtney, Robbie Walsh and Rolf Wagels. If you are at all interested in learning from the very best, trust me it doesn’t get better than this! A real highlight of … Read More
Féile na Nollag (A Christmas Gathering)
Hi folks, it’s that merry time of year again. I’ll be hitting the road in just over a week with Danú as we return to the US for Féile na Nollag (A Christmas Gathering). We’ll also be doing a few dates in Canada this time around. Here’s the full list of dates : December 2 | Grand Theatre – Kingston, ON … Read More
New booking system for Bodhrán lessons via Skype
You can now pick a suitable time and book a lesson without the hassle of back and forth emails. I can cater for players of any level, so wether you are just getting started or stuck in a rut with your playing and need some new ideas, please feel free to book a one to one lesson. Availability will be … Read More
Martin O’Neill & Friends in Inis Oírr on Jun 24th
Martin O’Neill & Friends (featuring members of Danú). Martin O’Neill: Bodhrán Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh: Fonnadóireacht/Vocals Benny McCarthy: Bosca/Accordion Liam Flanagan: Veidhlín/Fiddle Donal Clancy: Giotár & Fonnadóireacht/Guitar & Vocals Oíche iontach ceoil agus amhrán a bheidh sa gceolchoirm speisialta seo. This exclusive concert promises to be a magical night of music and song.
Danú US Tour March 2014 That time again to do the last minute pack before heading on the road. Looking forward to heading Stateside tomorrow with the Danú crew. Here’s where we will be stopping. Would be great to see some of you along the way. Feb 28 Army Navy Country Club | Arlington, VA Mar 1 Butler University | … Read More
New Live CD’s from Beoga and Duncan Chisholm
2 special live releases just hit the shelves which I’m very chuffed to be part of. 1st up is the Beoga Live at 10 CD/DVD. I was delighted to be part of the Beoga Big Band, contributing some drums and percussion for a live concert last December which was filmed for this release and celebrated the lads surviving 10 years … Read More